SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
REAL ESTATE: Variety of projects may book ex-Pinecrest campuses.
Brokers and charter schools on what’s next for Pinecrest Schools’ five L.A. and Ventura county campuses.
MUSIC: Lance Sterling adds venue to compete with bigger rivals.
Pasadena’s nightlife is the next stage for Agoura Hills night club owner.
BEAUTY: Salon Republic’s locations offer 50 to 75 studios to stylists.
Salon Republic cuts into Woodland Hills with fresh concept.
Anheuser-Busch buys game time for Van Nuys brew Shock Top.
Anheuser-Busch brews Super Bowl ad for Shock Top line.
Medtronic project pairs company data and supercomputer.
Got diabetes? Now there’s an app for that.
Celebrity chef opens eateries aboard Princess cruise ships.
Santa Clarita’s Princess Cruises sets sail with new restaurants.
Valley home prices continue to climb.
EDUCATION: Village Christian School program helps put students on course for careers.
Learning from top CEOs at Village Christian.
AGRICULTURE: Ceres licenses patented gene trait to help grow business in Australia.
Thousand Oaks’ Ceres forages for new business in crop markets.
FOOD: Salt & Straw to open Studio City shop featuring innovative flavors.
Portland, Ore.-based ice-cream chain Salt & Straw, which has been in the L.A. market for two years, is hoping to grab a bigger scoop of the local market with its first San Fernando Valley shop – opening next month in Studio City.
SPORTS: Angel investors preview motion detector from Chatsworth firm.
Make in LA, a technology hardware accelerator in Chatsworth, last month held its first demo day, looking to set up its four portfolio startups with investors.
BIOTECH: FDA agrees to review drug, but lawsuit is pending over patents.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review a biosimilar from Thousand Oaks biotech Amgen Inc.
Developer checks in to Antelope Valley with hospital-adjacent wellness center.
L.A. developer John Thomas proposes a health care oasis in Antelope Valley’s high desert.
The industrial market continues to tighten in the San Fernando Valley, and that trend increasingly speaks to the region’s shift to warehouse-based distribution and supply chain-oriented businesses.
The Burbank and Glendale office markets saw an uptick in investment as vacancy rates decreased significantly in the fourth quarter.
Vacant industrial space was nearly nonexistent in the Conejo Valley during the fourth quarter, according to data provided by Colliers International.
Activity was flat in the Santa Clarita Valley’s office market during the fourth quarter of 2015.
The industrial vacancy rate in the Antelope Valley decreased during the fourth quarter of 2015, a sign that the available inventory continues to shrink in the face of no new construction.
News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley
A Newbury Park Walgreens location has changed hands for $15.7 million, brokerage Colliers International announced Jan. 25.
Calendar of events
Los Angeles should take advantage of opportunities to create jobs – and fill them appropriately.
Energy: Oil firm stunned by strong Porter Ranch opposition.
Energy: Termo Co. wants to pump more oil from its field in Aliso Canyon.
NONPROFIT: Improvement districts work using variety of strategies.
Business Improvement Districts fill gaps in city spending.
INSURANCE: Workers’ comp case benefits self-insured firms.
Woodland Hills firm secures self-insurance for ag employers.